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Washingtonians Are FREAKING OUT Trying to Get Hamilton Tickets

Photograph by Nathan Hughes Hamilton via Flickr.

Hamilton fever has officially hit DC. Thousands of Kennedy Center members have lined up virtually and physically to snag the hottest tickets coming to the center opening June 12. Those in virtual waiting rooms on the site have already complained that they are behind 30—no, 50—no, 60,000 others (and counting). Resellers began advertising tickets at expectedly exorbitant prices almost as soon as they went on sale at 10AM today, though the Kennedy Center has been clear on its FAQ page: “If you purchase tickets from any other source, we cannot guarantee your seats.”

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Rosa joined Washingtonian in 2016 after graduating from Mount Holyoke College. She covers arts and culture for the magazine. She’s written about anti-racism efforts at Woolly Mammoth Theatre, dinosaurs in the revamped fossil hall at the Smithsonian’s Natural History Museum, and the horrors of taking a digital detox. When she can, she performs with her family’s Puerto Rican folkloric music ensemble based in Jersey City. She lives in Adams Morgan.